Janet Sue Braaten of Umatilla was born October 26, 1945 in Spokane, WA the daughter of Donald and Louise (Byrnes) Harryman. She passed away in Kennewick, WA on January 9, 2020 at the age of 74.
Janet spent her early years in Pendleton before moving to Portland, OR where she met and married Bud Fouts (the father of her first three children). The couple later divorced. She married Larry Braaten in November of 1967 and the couple welcomed two beautiful daughters. They lived in Vancouver, WA, Moses Lake, WA, Palmer, AK, and Portland. She worked as an office manager for Continental Armored Car in Portland for several years. She and her husband Larry then purchased a semi truck and drove together throughout the United States. They moved to Umatilla, OR in 2000 where they have resided since.
Janet enjoyed sewing and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a prayer partner for TBN for several years, loved reading her bible and had a strong faith and unwavering belief in her Lord and Saviour.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Laura Johnson; brothers, Gerald and William Harryman and Dennis Fillman; sister, Arlene Keifer.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-two years, Larry Braaten of Umatilla; sons, Donald Fouts of Las Vegas, NV and Daniel Fouts of Gilbert, AZ; daughters, Denise Key of Lewiston, ID and Tammy Wyckoff of Spokane, WA; brother, Gordon Byrnes of Pilot Rock, OR; sister, Ilene Jameson of Portland, OR; seventeen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday February 5, 2020 at Burns Mortuary Chapel (685 W. Hermiston Avenue Hermiston, OR 97838).
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